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December
Caballero: A Historical Novel - Jovita Gonzalez, Eve Raleigh, José E. Limón, Maria Eugenia Cotera, Thomas H. KreneckJovita Gonzalez and Eve Raleigh's Caballero: A Historical Novel, a milestone in Mexican-American and Texas literature written during the 1930s and 1940s, centers on a mid-nineteenth-century Mexican landowner and his family living in the heart of southern Texas during a time of tumultuous change. After covering the American military occupation of South Texas, the story involves the reader in romances between two young lovers from opposing sides during the military conflict of the U.S.-Mexico War. Caballero's young protagonists fall in love but face struggles with race, class, gender and sexual
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December
Antenna Theory: Analysis and Design - Constantine A. BalanisThe discipline of antenna theory has experienced vast technological changes. In response, Constantine Balanis has updated his classic text, "Antenna Theory," offering the most recent look at all the necessary topics. New material includes smart antennas and fractal antennas, along with the latest applications in wireless communications. Multimedia material on an accompanying CD presents PowerPoint viewgraphs of lecture notes, interactive review questions, Java animations and applets, and MATLAB features. Like the previous editions, "Antenna Theory, Third Edition" meets the needs of electrical
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December
Superman: Red Son - Mark Millar, Dave Johnson, Kilian Plunkett, Andrew Robinson, Walden WongStrange visitor from another world who can change the course of mighty rivers, bend steel in his bare hands ... and who, as the champion of the common worker, fights a never-ending battle for Stalin, Socialism, and the international expansion of the Warsaw Pact. In this Elseworlds tale, a familiar rocketship crash-lands on Earth carrying an infant who will one day become the most powerful being on the planet. But his ship doesn't land in America. He is not raised in Smallville, Kansas. Instead, he makes his new home on a collective in the Soviet Union!
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December
Pathways of the Pulp - Kenneth M. Hargreaves, Karl KeiserCompletely updated to keep you absolutely current, this comprehensive reference remains the definitive text for practicing endodontists and general dentists. The ninth edition offers a superb new full-color design and integrates the latest evidence-based research for clinical treatments. It includes coverage of the latest devices and techniques including endodontic instrumentation, obturation, and surgical and retreatment procedures. Providing the latest in treating endodontic infections and pain, and in establishing differential diagnoses, this is a one-stop resource!
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December
An Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming with Java - C. Thomas WuWu's book provides a gentle introduction to programming using java as the implementation language. With many jobs available in computer programming, people are eager to learn, and this book gives them the handles they will need. Wu's use of what he calls "object diagrams" to explain the basics of programming, make his visual approach far superior to that of the competition.
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December
May You Be the Mother of a Hundred Sons: A Journey Among the Women of India - Elisabeth Bumiller"The most stimulating and thought-provoking book on India in a long time..Bumiller has made India new and immediate again." THE WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD In a chronicle rich in diversity, detail, and empathy, Elisabeth Bumiller illuminates the many women's lives she shared--from wealthy sophisticates in New Delhi, to villagers in the dusty northern plains, to movie stars in Bombay, intellectuals in Calcutta, and health workers in the south--and the contradictions she encountered, during her three and a half years in India as a reporter for THE WASHINGTON POST. In their fascinating, and often
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December
Fundamentals of Applied Electromagnetics (5th Edition) - Fawwaz T. UlabyWidely acclaimed both in the U.S. and abroad, this reader-friendly yet authoritative volume bridges the gap between circuits and new electromagnetics material. Ulaby begins coverage with transmission lines, leading readers from familiar concepts into more advanced topics and applications. Includes six new sections on Waveguides and Cavity Resonators, replacing the material on geometric optics in Chapter 8. Presents new Technology Briefs on relevant topics, connecting concepts in the book to everyday applications found in real life, such as liquid crystal displays, the laser, GPS, and x-ray
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December
Introduction to Ergonomics - R.S. BridgerThe past decade has seen the development and testing of an increasingly large set of ergonomics tools. With new sections in every chapter, the third edition of Introduction to Ergonomics describes a representative selection of tools and demonstrates how to apply them in practice. In fully researched, stand alone sections with worked examples, the book provides useful, practical skills for dealing with real-world ergonomic problems. The author’s approach is based on a professional model in which specialized skills are backed-up by a good general knowledge of ergonomics. This approach is in
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December
Astrophysics of Gaseous Nebulae and Active Galactic Nuclei - Donald E. Osterbrock, Gary J. FerlandThoroughly revised and expanded throughout, the new edition is a graduate-level text and reference book on gaseous nebulae, nova and supernova remnants. Much of the new data and new images are from the Hubble Space Telescope with two wholly new chapters being added along with other new features. The previous edition which was tried and tested for thirty years has now been succeeded by a revised, updated, larger edition, which will be valuable to anyone seriously interested in astrophysics.